As a Master Recycler/Composter, you will inspire others in your community to reduce waste, recycle more and compost. You will also meet others who are excited about waste reduction, gain knowledge from experts, get experience working in the field and have the satisfaction of having an impact on these important issues.
- Waste prevention
- Recycling processes
- Household hazardous waste and alternatives
- Organics recycling and home composting
- Zero-waste events
- Public engagement and the motivating behavior change
Classes are taught by professionals from the public and private sector who are working on innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
Course graduates agree to volunteer 30 hours putting their skills to work to help others learn the three Rs: reduce the amount of natural resources used, reuse material and recycle what cannot be salvaged.
Classes will be offered in spring and fall 2018.
The spring 2018 class will be held:
- Dates: Wednesdays, April 11, 18, and 25 and May 2, 9 and 16
- Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.
- Location: Elim Lutheran Church, 3978 W Broadway Ave in Robbinsdale
There will be an optional tour on Friday, May 4. Wednesday classes are mandatory; the Friday tour is optional.
The course costs $30 and includes all course materials. A limited number of waivers are available on a demonstrated need basis.
Registration for the spring 2018 class will open on Monday, March 12. To be notified when registration is open for the spring 2018 class, contact Carolyn Collopy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-596-0993.
Unexpected absences policy
Attendance is required at all six weeknight classes; however, we understand that unexpected situations may arise that prevent you from attending class. Please let the program coordinator know if you are going to miss a class.
If you miss two or more classes, you will be dropped from the class with an opportunity to participate in a later training session if space allows.